baud vs. baud rate

Subject: baud vs. baud rate
From: Joel <eleysium -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Wed, 1 Jul 2009 11:00:29 -0400

A style guide that I have says that 'baud rate' is redundant because baud
is a rate (similar to ATM machine). And yet, saying something like, "select
the appropriate baud" just seems odd to read. Any opinions on keeping or
dropping "rate"?


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